Dayton School

  • Dayton School serves 58 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Dayton School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Dayton School's student population of 58 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students58 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dayton School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 718 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Dayton School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall Testing Rank#445 out of 718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
American Indian
14%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
83%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUpper West Shore Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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